CD133+ Autologous Cells After Myocardial Infarction

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First received: November 14, 2006
Last updated: November 15, 2006
Last verified: November 2006

TITLE Intracoronary injection of CD133+ autologous hematopoietic cells after myocardial infarction.

TRIAL DESIGN Pilot phase I/II parallel group study, with an untreated control group.

SPONSOR IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Milano INDICATION Acute myocardial infarction (AMI). TARGET POPULATION Patients (pts) with AMI treated with Primary Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) with successful recanalization but unsuccessful reperfusion (myocardial blush (MB) grade 0 or 1 and less than 70% ST segment elevation resolution (STeR) (see Poli et al., Circulation, 2002).


  1. To evaluate the safety of intracoronary injection of CD133+ cells from autologous bone marrow (ABM) and mobilized peripheral blood (MPB) in the target population.
  2. To evaluate the efficacy, of the selective injection of CD133+ cells from ABM and MPB in the culprit vessel of the target population, on regional and global contractile function and on perfusion and metabolism of the infarcted area, depending on cell dose and comparing to controls.


  3. To evaluate the disease-related morbility of the target population.

Condition Intervention Phase
Acute Myocardial Infarction
Procedure: cd133+cell intracoronary administration
Phase 1
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Intracoronary Injection of CD133+ Autologous Hematopoietic Cells After Myocardial Infarction

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • myocardial flow (MF) (mL/g/min) evaluated by Positron Emission Tomography(PET) with Nitrogen-13 ammonia (13NH3),
  • Ejection fraction (%) evaluated by 2D echocardiography;

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • perfusion/metabolism mismatch (P/Mm) evaluated by PET with Fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG);
  • Left Ventricular Wall Motion Score Index (LVWMSI) evaluated by 2D

Estimated Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: June 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Informed consent;
  • age: 18-65 years;
  • large acute myocardial infarction (due to proximal occlusion of the left anterior descending or the right coronary artery) after successful primary PTCA carried out between the IV and the XXIV hour from the onset of AMI symptoms;
  • signs of microvascular dysfunction in the infarcted area: absence of STeR and angiographic MB, graded according to the dye density score (see van’t Hof et al., Circulation, 1998); life expectancy more than 6 months.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy;
  • indication to aorto-coronaric by-pass;
  • neoplasia (previous or in progress);
  • primary diseases of the BM;
  • diabetes;
  • immunosuppressive therapy;
  • laboratory alterations of protein S, protein C, ATIII or Fibrinogen;
  • severe co-morbidity.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00400959

Cell Factory, department of regenerative medicine, Policlinic of Milan
Milan, Italy
Sponsors and Collaborators
Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico
Principal Investigator: Rosaria Giordano, MD Cell Factory Department of Regenerative Medicine Policlinic Milan
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Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00400959     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CFT92002
Study First Received: November 14, 2006
Last Updated: November 15, 2006
Health Authority: Italy: National Institute of Health

Keywords provided by Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico:
cell therapy
acute myocardial infarction

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Myocardial Infarction
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Myocardial Ischemia
Pathologic Processes
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